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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureOther - Society & Culture · 1 decade ago

How names and changing your name can affect your identity?

hello i have small assignment to do on how names can affect your identity. Can any1 give me some pointers in this area. Also my specific area is celebrities and politicians. Can any1 give me list of famous celebrities and politicians that have changed their name.

Thanks help is greatly appreciated!!!

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  • Kaye
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago
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    Historical & Political Figures:

    Johnny Appleseed......John Chapman

    Sitting Bull....................Tatanka Iyotake

    Calamity Jane...............Martha Jane Burke

    Butch Cassidy..............Robert Leroy Parker

    Pres. Gerald Ford........Leslie Lynch King, Jr.

    Mata Hari.......................Margareth Geertrude Zelie

    Crazy Horse..................Tashuna-Uitco

    Sundance Kid................Harry Longbaugh

    1st Lady Nancy Regan..Anne Frances Robbins

    Malcom X........................Malcom Little

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    Celebrities:

    Tim Allen......................Tim Allen Dick

    Ann Margaret................Ann-Margaret Olsson

    Lucille Ball....................Dianne Belmont

    Jack Benny...................Joseph Kubelsky

    Bono..............................Paul Hewson

    Jon Bon Jovi.................John Bonjiovi

    Yul Brynner....................Taidje Kahn, Jr.

    Sonny Bono...................Salvadore Bono

    Eric Clapton...................Eric Clapp

    Rodney Dangerfield......Jacob Cohen

    Jodie Foster...................Alicia Christian Foster

    Sally Field.......................Sally Mahoney

    Whoopi Goldberg..........Caryn Johnson

    Charlie Sheen..................Carlos Irwin Estevez

    Martin Sheen....................Ramon G. Estevez

    Bruce Willis......................Walter Bruce Willis

  • 1 decade ago

    I'm pretty sure that John Cleese used to be John Cheese... but that might have just been a bad joke.

  • 1 decade ago

    Top of my head.....umm..

    Natalie Hershlag....

    AKA

    Natalie Portman

    Eric Banadowich

    Erica Bana

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